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  • 116th ACW member named GA ANG’s Airman of the Year

    It's one thing to just do the assigned job, but going above and beyond is what makes someone outstanding.Senior Airman David, an aircraft structural mechanic from the 116th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, did just that and in January, was named the 2014 Outstanding Airman of the Year for both the

  • JSTARS dominates as agile Airborne Battle Management Crew of the Year

    A squadron within the 116th Air Control Wing was chosen as the National Guard Bureau level Airborne Battle Management Crew of the Year for 2014 by the Air Force Association, announced in February through military channels.Professionalism, superior knowledge, and agile technical skills in airborne

  • JSTARS provides ground assessment during joint hurricane exercise

    The E-8C Joint STARS, relayed real-time geographic data to ground personnel to safely evacuate citizens during a simulated hurricane in the Vigilant Guard exercise in March.Flying over the skies of South Carolina, JSTARS unique wide-area, all-weather, surface surveillance radar and on-board

  • 116th Medical Group promotes first female Chief Master Sgt.

    The 116th Air Control Wing inducted their first female Chief Master Sgt. to the MDG here, June 21. Chief Master Sgt. Cynthia Haines was promoted to chief by Colonel Muriel Herman, the first female Colonel to hold a commander position in the 116th MDG. "It's so humbling; it's really an honor to wear

  • 116th Security Forces turn up the heat in North Georgia

    TUNNEL HILL, Ga.--Heavy machine gun fire, rifle and pistol competitions, counter insurgency operations and military operation urban training and were the order of business for the Georgia Air National Guard's 116th Security Forces Squadron as they completed 10 days of annual training at the Catoosa

  • Georgia Guard members 'Always Ready, Always There'

    "The Georgia National Guard's 'talented' Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen remains equipped and trained to assist their community and state, any time," said Chief Master Sgt. David Fite a senior enlisted manager with the 116th Air Control Wing here.The wing's state active duty missions in response to the

  • Team JSTARS surpasses 100,000 flying hours supporting COCOMS

    Team JSTARS, set a major milestone Thursday when they surpassed 100,000-flying hours in support of combatant commanders across the globe during a mission, flying out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The joint-force unit comprised of the Georgia Air National Guard's 116th Air Control Wing, and